SAFe Business Agility

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Listen to a candid conversation about what prompted Travelport to adopt SAFe®. Hint: it partially started with a grassroots movement. Hilla Knapke, director, enterprise transformation office, and Charles Fleet, VP of transformation share their stories, observations, and perspectives.


Listen to a candid conversation about what prompted Travelport to adopt SAFe®. Hint: it partially started with a grassroots movement. Hilla Knapke, director, enterprise transformation office, and Charles Fleet, VP of transformation share their stories, observations, and perspectives on small wins, gaining trust from leadership, learning from failure, dealing with conflict, and more.

Guests:

Hilla Knapke is director, enterprise transformation at Travelport. She executes strategic portfolios while driving business agility into all aspects of business operation through Travelport’s Corporate Development Office. Hilla excels at leading large-scale, technically complex, high-value, strategic global initiatives, unlocking true business agility within organizations. In her personal time, Hilla is a classically trained musician and an avid soccer fan (raising her own favorite goalkeeper); she enjoys hiking, camping and 4x4ing with her husband and children in the beautiful Colorado mountains.

Charles Fleet, VP of transformation at Travelport, has more than 15 years of experience leading strategic, global change initiatives. He excels at creating cohesion in disparate teams, overseeing global delivery relationships, and bolstering innovation in program management. Charles lives in Colorado with his wife and two boys, and enjoys running as well as endlessly tinkering on projects around the house.